Definition of runty in English:



  • See runt

    • ‘The stalks that remain support runty, shriveled buds.’
    • ‘In high school in Miami, he was a runty 5 feet 11 inches and 155 pounds, and too shy to stand up in front of the class.’
    • ‘Although compared to the runty gruntings of their contemporaries they sound as forward thinking as Varese, Stockhausen, and Cameo put together.’
    • ‘The Japanese are always runty and a little simple-minded.’
    • ‘At recess, however, a runty student from year nine confronted me.’